Excellent Academic Career Systems in Europe
Registration is now closed but you can drop in at 13:00 to see the availability of free seats.
Junior Faculty at Karolinska Institutet invites you to a mini-symposium on research careers in Europe.
The minisymposium, arranged in cooperation with Nature Genetics, will address which principles are important in organizing a career system that promotes scientific excellence. It also highlights some examples from existing career systems at European Universities and Institutions.
All speakers have confirmed participation
13:10 -13:40 Iain Cameron, Head of Research Careers and Diversity, Research Councils UK, United Kingdom
13:40 - 14:00 Stina Gerdes Barriere, Senior Analyst, Swedish Research Council, Sweden
14:00 - 14:20 Birgitta Henriques-Normark and Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren, Deputy Dean of Recruitment, and Dean of Research, KI, Sweden
14:20 - 14:40 Coffee break
14:40 - 15:10 Sven Diederichs, Division Head, RNA Biology & Cancer, DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
15:20 - 15:40 Thomas Bjørnholm, Prorector of Research, The Unversity of Copenhagen, Denmark
15:40 -16: 00 Myles Axton, Chief Editor, Nature Genetics, USA
16:00-16:50 Panel discussion with the speakers; Christian Broberger (Swedish Young Academy) and Ulrikke Voss (National Junior Faculty of Sweden) . Moderators: Gonçalo Castelo-Branco and Emma Andersson, Junior Faculty at Karolinska Institutet
16:50-17:00 Concluding remarks
17:00 - 18:30 Mingle, finger foodContact person: Saida Hadjab